Friday April 19, 2019
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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


Arrest of labour activists in Iran
3/12/2018
The Iranian regime, furious and aggravated by the strike and demonstrations of courageous workers of the Haft Tappeh sugar cane mill, have arrested Ali Nejati, former president of the Haft Tappeh sugarcane workers' union

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Updates to URTU Rule Book
22/11/2018
A number of new Rules were passed by the delegates to the meeting. You can view the updates at Updates to URTU Rule Book

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URTU members vote overwhelmingly for Industrial Action at F. Robinson Ltd
12/11/2018
Members of the United Road Transport Union (URTU) employed by F. Robinson Ltd Unicorn Packaging Centre Bredbury in Cheshire have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial strike action.

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Supporting the Iranian workers and Truck Drivers
8/11/2018
On the eve on Fourth-round of Iranian Truck Drivers' Strike in cities of Iran, the United Road Transport Union (URTU) has expressed our solidarity with the workers, truck drivers and other oppressed strata in Iran.

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Small Increase in Union Contributions
17/10/2018
In these difficult financial times, the URTU has limited the increase in Union contributions to 3.5 per cent.

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Death sentences imminent for 17 striking truckers in Qazvin
9/10/2018
Death sentences are imminent for 17 detained striking truckers in Qazvin Province, in the north-west of Iran.

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Joint URTU and DHL Book stall helps learning and local charities
18/9/2018


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Union Rep Booklet: Mental health & the workplace
13/9/2018


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6 in 10 workers say being snooped on by their boss fuels "distrust and discrimination"
17/8/2018
6 in 10 working people fear that greater workplace surveillance through technology will fuel distrust (65%) and discrimination (66%), according to research for I'll Be Watching You, a new TUC report published today.

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TUC urges bosses to keep workplaces cool as temps hit 34c this week
24/7/2018
As the heatwave continues with temperatures set to hit 34c in parts of the UK on Wednesday, URTU is calling on employers to keep workplaces cool and relax dress codes so staff can work as comfortably as possible.

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